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NH High on List of States With Most Jobs Lost

Published Monday May 11, 2020

NH High on List of States With Most Jobs Lost

To identify which states’ workforces have been hurt most by COVID-19, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on increases in unemployment claims. WalletHub used this data to rank the most impacted states in both the latest week for which it has data (April 27) and overall since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis (March 16).

Most Affected States Last Week

Least Affected States Last Week

1. Florida

42. Vermont

2. Louisiana

43. Iowa

3. Georgia

44. Illinois

4. Oklahoma

45. Arkansas

5. Kentucky

46. Wisconsin

6. North Carolina

47. Pennsylvania

7. New Mexico

48. New York

8. New Hampshire

49. Idaho

9. Virginia

50. Wyoming

10. Mississippi

51. Montana

To view the full report and each state’s rank:

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